Are Music Lessons Right For You?

Are Music Lessons Right For You?

How do you know if music lessons are right for you or your student? This question doesn’t answer itself quickly. How did my parents know that music was right for me?Well…they didn’t. They really couldn’t have. But why then did I end up dedicating so much time to it while my brothers dropped out and pursued other interests? Simple – because I like music. At what point in time did I know for sure? This is also a tough question, especially considering that there was actually a point early on where I really didn’t like piano lessons. Or so I thought. As it turns out (looking back years later) I actually really loved music, but I hated practicing! Other people have this epiphany as well, but sometimes a little too late to do much about it. “I sure wish I hadn’t quit piano!” they tell me as adults.
The time it takes to find out whether or not music is right for someone is really the time it takes for the student to prepare and perform a piece that they really like. If after this first great achievement the student still has little or no drive for music (they’d rather do sports or dance or something else), it is highly likely that music is not right for him or her. Remember that practicing is not fun for anyone. Push past it for now! Don’t give up until you know for sure whether music is right for you.

– Mark Campbell, M.M.
Piano Instructor

Jesusa Pons-Garner

I’ve had both my children attend lessons at this location. The staff is absolutely wonderful. Mrs. Amber is an incredible piano instructor!

Jesusa Pons-Garner / parent
Jennifer Ortega

San Antonio Music Academy is very well organized. My daughter's piano teacher is wonderful! She's been taking lessons for 5 months and looks forward to each lesson. I really enjoy the recitals at the LOL Comedy Club.

Jennifer Ortega / parent
Esmeralda Saavedra

My daughter has been registered here since she was 7. Each instructor she’s had has been very friendly and great to work with. Currently she has lessons with Ms Maria and we are so grateful for her and the entire SAMA staff. I can’t recommend enough.

Esmeralda Saavedra / parent
Elio Maldonado Jr.

Jacob was an excellent guitar instructor. He was patient and prepared. I definitely recommend him to any person wanting to learn guitar.

Elio Maldonado Jr. / parent
Crystal Reyes

We absolutely  San Antonio Music Academy!!! All 3 of my children take lessons and they love it. My daughter Taylor has really improved her vocal abilities with the help of a wonderful vocal teacher.

Crystal Reyes / parent
Steve Dell

San Antonio Music Academy is awesome, my son loves the guitar lessons and is super excited to attend every week! He started with zero experience and progressed surprisingly fast. Randy is an amazingly talented guitarist/teacher. He is very patient, yet knows how to push students to the next level. Highly recommend all the instructors, the staff is great!

Steve Dell / parent
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